Chip Ganassi Racing
Mar 15

SportsCars: Chip Ganassi Racing Wins Twelve Hours Of Sebring

Marino Franchitti takes the checkered flag in the No. 01 Chip Ganassi Racing Ford Riley DP. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

Marino Franchitti takes the checkered flag in the No. 01 Chip Ganassi Racing Ford Riley DP. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

With a bit of luck and a late-race yellow, Chip Ganassi Racing powered through to claim victory in Saturday’s 62nd Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring, the second round of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship.

After an unforgettable around-the-clock endurance classic, that saw nearly half the race run under yellow, Marino Franchitti took the No. 01 Telcel Riley-Ford across the line 4.682 seconds ahead of the No. 1 Extreme Speed Motorsports HPD ARX-03b of Ryan Dalziel in second.

Feb 24

5 Things To Know After The IndyCar Series Media Day

Scott Dixon, Helio Castroneves, Graham Rahal, Juan Pablo Montoya, James Hinchcliffe and Simon Pagenaud. (Photos: Getty Images)

Scott Dixon, Helio Castroneves, Graham Rahal, Juan Pablo Montoya, James Hinchcliffe and Simon Pagenaud. (Photos: LAT Photographic)

Five things to know about what went on at IndyCar Series media day in advance of the season-opening March 30 race at St. Petersburg, Fla.

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The Champ Is Here:¬†Scott Dixon wants to drive with his regular No. 9 this year rather than switch to the traditional champions’ No. 1. Either way, Dixon enters as the defending series champion as he chases a fourth championship in 2014.

Dec 19

IndyCar: Franchitti Planning To Keep Hands On Racing

IndyCar: Dario Franchitti Is Planning To Keep His Hands On Racing

Dario Franchitti, former driver of the #10 Target Chip Ganassi Racing Honda Dallara. (Photo: Getty Images)

Dario Franchitti hobbled into Thursday’s news conference on crutches and sat down between IndyCar’s two most cherished prizes — the series championship trophy and the Indianapolis 500 trophy.

That’s when it all hit home for Tony Kanaan, Chip Ganassi’s employees — and Franchitti himself.

He is done racing.

Dec 13

IndyCar: Briscoe Joins Ganassi, Kanaan Takes Over Franchitti’s Vacated Target Seat

Ryan Briscoe will drive the No. 8 machine for Chip Ganassi Racing in 2014. (Photo: Getty Images)

Ryan Briscoe will drive the No. 8 machine for Chip Ganassi Racing in 2014. (Photo: Getty Images)

Chip Ganassi Racing Teams (CGRT) and NTT DATA, a leading global IT services provider, announced today they have signed IndyCar veteran and seven-time winner Ryan Briscoe to drive the No. 8 NTT DATA Chevrolet in the IndyCar Series.

Along with the signing of Briscoe, Tony Kanaan will move into the seat vacated by four-time IndyCar Series Champion and three-time Indianapolis 500 Winner Dario Franchitti in the No. 10 Target Chevrolet. Kanaan will run alongside three-time and reigning IndyCar Series Champion and Indianapolis 500 Winner Scott Dixon as part of Team Target.

Dec 8

IndyCar: Kanaan Enjoys First Test With Ganassi Team At Sebring

Tony Kanaan (left) talks with longtime engineer Eric Cowdin (right) during the Sebring test. (Photo: IndyCar.com)

Tony Kanaan (left) talks with longtime engineer Eric Cowdin (right) during the Sebring test. (Photo: IndyCar.com)

Less than 48 hours after unveiling his bas relief image on the Borg-Warner Trophy at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Tony Kanaan started his on-the-job orientation with his new employer, Chip Ganassi Racing, during a team test at Sebring International Raceway.

Despite joining a new team, there was familiarity for the Brazilian in his first on-track session. Longtime engineer, Eric Cowdin was on the pit stand as were drivers he considers friends. Kanaan was even familiar with the Chevrolet twin turbocharged engine that was affixed to the No. 8 NTT DATA car for the first time.